The marathon kuku or how to make your life a better one with chicken

People living at the poverty line are very happy when they can own a few chicken. That’s true I’m many countries and also here in Kenya. Having chicken – here they are called kuku- means having eggs and growing chicken means also having some small income. When I come for visit in the families often…

Sometimes a small innovation brings big change – farming with passion

After the harvesting period the farmer women in our cooperatives in Western Kenya had no income in the past. In the past two years this has changed. We started at that time with some soap making … Now, they have implemented some micro enterprises and demonstrated during my visit very proudly their achievements.Isn’t that great?…

Quinn wins: From a marginalized life to a caretaker

Quinn has a brother and a sister, all living with the condition of albinism. She is 45 years old, single mother and lives together with her child and sister in a rural village close to Webuye. “Life has been very hard for us. As children no one wanted to play with us. Never anybody from…

A goat that matters – a gift that cares

Recently, when a colleague left the company my colleagues handed over a very special gift – not to her personally, but dedicated to her: a goat for our community with people with albinism in Webuye. The excitement in our local community was very big. It was the first goat among some chicken that will help…

Hydroponic farming – an interesting topic to many people

The group of 20 students comprised some of our MMH volunteers from our people with albinism communities, teachers, religious leaders, community group leaders, Some of our Making More Health Lastmile personnel, police officers and also the national administrator -chief. A Medical social worker from the hospital joined, as well. The reason? Yesterday, the first hydroponic…

More schools get involved in our awareness programs about albinism and health

Today, our local GAASPP – MMH team visited one of the schools in the neighborhood that host our community children with Albinism together with our children who have vision problems. “We taught them on hygiene, enhanced advocacy and trained the staff on how to handle children with Albinism,” explains Chrisantus our local project manager. “These…

A trainings center based on care and love

It’s nearly a year now that- under the umbrella of the Making More Health initiative – the first constructions for the MMH center have started. A training hall, a production room, first sanitation facilities are in place. Actually, together with the local communities and our local NGO partner we finalize the furnishing and prepare the…

Our MMH house – a house of trust, inclusion and partnering

The MMH house – a place that brings more health and happiness to the people This week, at our Making More Health house the training sessions re-started. The Making More Health house was built last year in a town in Western Kenya to teach people with albinism and to give them a place to meet…

Sex for pads and women health in Covid times

The challenges to buy hygiene pads, growth of infections, raising prices for daily items…Cavin Odera, leader of the Wa-Wa organisation, reports about the situation of women health of women living close to the poverty line at Lake Victoria, Kenya. Want to know more? Have a look at this video: Video: The situation for women close…